Bala Prasanna

Mr Bala Prasanna’s professional career of over 35 years includes working in institutions like SUNY-State University of New York,  AT&T and IBM in various roles in senior technical and management positions. He volunteers his time at IEEE- Region 1 as a member of Board of Governors. He has also served as a board member at IEEE-USA during 2016-17.  Mr. Prasanna is proud to be a member of IEEE HKN Honor Society .

He cherishes his time talking to students and career professionals specifically on the importance of career management skills and technology frontiers. As IEEE national speaker, he has spoken at various US and international universities and colleges on career management skills to survive and thrive in today’s workplace.

His passions are photography, reading biographies, and meeting people of accomplishment. He is also a regular writer for a monthly magazine in his mother tongue language Kannada on a variety of topics.

Workplace habits and expectations have changed significantly in the last several years. Surviving and thriving depends on your ability to grasp the broader picture and hone some essential skills.  In his “Navigating the Career Jungle: Unleashing Your Potential in Today’s Work Landscape,” Mr Prasanna discusses several topics with the hope and expectation that they have transformative and long-lasting effects for a better you.